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R.E.M., Dead Confederate, Widespread Panic & More Present Veterans’ Charity Compilation

November 13, 2011 drainu182 0

A group of notable musicians from Athens, Georgia, have joined forces to raise funds for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (founded by Lois Pope) and the CSRA Wounded Warrior Care Project. The bands, which include REM, Widespread Panic (featuring Vic Chesnutt), Drivin’ n Cryin’, Bloodkin, Brute, Dead Confederate, The Whigs, Futurebirds, Ruby Kendrick, Hope for Agoldensummer and Gift Horse, have all contributed singles to raise funds for a planned memorial to disabled veterans on the Mall in Washington, …

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Favorite Gentlemen Recordings Presents: The Stuffing Wed Nov 24 (Manchester Orchestra, Dead Confederate and more!)

September 14, 2010 drainu182 0

Favorite Gentlemen Recordings, the Atlanta-based record label founded and run by Manchester Orchestra, is proud to announce its 1st annual “The Stuffing”, taking place Wednesday night November 24th throughout the CW Midtown Complex. All three venues, which includes Center Stage, Vinyl, and The Loft, will host 10 artists from the Favorite Gentlemen Community of bands and friends during the evening. Headlining the night will be Manchester Orchestra, performing their final hometown show of 2010. Also on the bill will be …

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August 27, 2010 drainu182 0

In conjunction with the release of their sophomore album Sugar (available on iTunes), out this week via TAO/Old Flame, Dead Confederate band is premiering the video for the track, “Run From The Gun” (mp3) on The Huffington Post. Guitarist, vocalist and co-songwriter Hardy Morris spoke with the Huffington Post about the video, which, due to the track’s political undertones, is comprised of vintage footage from conflicts spanning the past century, as well as clips from D.W. Griffith’s …

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Voodoo Experience 2010: Expanded Lineup Highlights Musical Melting Pot in New Orleans This Halloween Weekend: October 29, 30 and 31

August 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Every year the VOODOO EXPERIENCE has one of the most diverse artist line-ups of any musical event in America–an unbeatable mix of what’s cutting edge, iconic and traditional (New Orleans) that pays tribute to the music of the region. This year VOODOO–October 29, 30 and 31 at City Park in New Orleans–is even more musically expansive than before.

The two main Voodoo Ritual stages line-up will now include The Whigs, White Rabbits, Dead Confederate, River City Extension, Miracle …

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August 20, 2010 drainu182 0

As Dead Confederate gear up for the release of their sophomore album Sugar, out this Tuesday August 24th via TAO/Old Flame, the band is sharing their brand new song, “Run From The Gun”. An early favorite from those who have had the chance to preview the album (stream the entire album for free at MOG), we’re extremely excited to let this song out into the wild. As you’re listening to the song, check out Dead Confederate’s brand new

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Dead Confederate Surgically Remove Instruments from Body (Video)

July 30, 2010 drainu182 0

Dead Confederate unveil an imaginative, surgery-based music video for forthcoming single “Giving It All Away”. Directed by Jason Miller (Of Montreal, Major Lazer, Diplo), the video is darkly poetic and features the band being at the mercy of a group of small children (found through a casting call on craigslist). It really conveys the meaning of the song which deals with how musicians put so much of themselves into their music in return for so little. There were some additional …

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Dead Confederate Extends Tour, Adds Co-Headlining Dates w/Alberta Cross

July 13, 2010 drainu182 0

Athens, Georgia-based quintet Dead Confederate are extending their North American tour into the fall, adding co-headlining dates with New York-based roots rockers Alberta Cross. Dead Confederate are touring in support of their upcoming sophomore release Sugar, due on August 24th on TAO Recordings/Old Flame. Prior to the Alberta Cross dates, they’ll be touring with Deer Tick and playing a Bumbershoot after party with Surfer Blood.

Sugar, recorded by John Agnello (The Hold Steady, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur …

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New Music and In-Studio Footage from Dead Confederate

July 1, 2010 drainu182 0

As previously announced, Dead Confederate will return with their sophomore album, Sugar, on August 24th via TAO Recordings/Old Flame. Sugar was recorded by John Agnello (The Hold Steady, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.) and as Dead Confederate’s Hardy Morris (guitar/lead vocals) explains, “We’re a loud, big-sounding band, and wanted the album to be fun and creative – instead of just recording the songs. It’s not like we decided we couldn’t have anything grungy or heavy; that’s just not all that we’re …

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Dead Confederate Announces Tour Dates w/Deer Tick, Surfer Blood

June 17, 2010 drainu182 0

In support of the upcoming the release of their sophomore record Sugar, due on August 24th on TAO Recordings/Old Flame, Dead Confederate will be touring North America. The tour will see the band bringing their raucous show across the states through the summer and includes dates with Deer Tick as well as a Bumbershoot after party with Surfer Blood.

Sugar, recorded by John Agnello (Hold Steady, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.), was shaped by touring with legends such as Dinosaur Jr. …